Kankakee, IL – Employee Threatened by Customer With a Gun, Kankakee Police Make Arrest


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Kankakee, IL – A confrontation between an employee and a customer escalated into a serious threat on Wednesday evening, around 5 PM, in the 500 block of Riverstone Parkway. 

According to police reports, officers were alerted by the employee, who worked at a business nearby, following a heated argument with the customer. The disagreement took a dangerous turn when the customer, identified as 35-year-old Eric S. Taylor, allegedly invited the employee and two others outside, where Taylor is accused of pulling a gun and threatening their lives. 

Taylor absconded from the scene but was later detained by Kankakee City Police, facing charges of aggravated assault and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.


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